an introduction to the work of Ruben Patiño or better Pato. Pato means Duck ,and he just released a split 7" on Le Petit Mignon together with Guilty C. here is what the critics wrote about that masterpiece of a vinyl :
Brain dead for 3 years after attacking the Undertaker with an ax while trying to water his datura field with a foam extinguisher on the threshold of a new world, Pato survived his lethal wounds thanks to a nano chip interfacing with his cerebral tissues and developped in secret by his Formula 1 team during an internship as cabine crew member for an Afghanistan lowcost airline company. Mixing TO7 computers, modified Boeing A320 aircrafts and manipulated spring sand of the Costa Brava, âBrace Braceâ on the Triangle side was recorded after Patoâs recovery and rings out like a cursed sound fascination for squid and dragsters - ja you are right. he is making noise--- noise with a laptop. And I know there are actually not so many interesting laptop noise positions on that planet. But he is the one which stands out. maybe because of his Art background or because he keeps it sexy & comic. who knows. Basically he is working with superCollider (A real time audio synthesis programming language) developing his own languages for making very complex noise music. He succeeds somehow still in keeping the essential minimum of events in that complexity which is maybe the main cause for his unique position in Laptop based noise music. PATO is also a very great DJ - nearly no one knows that and he is willing to play a live set of his finest groovy dance trance dub tracks w
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